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Ceramics I – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesdays 10:00am – 12:00pm  $155 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and firing costs.  The dates for this class are October 3, 10, 17 & 24 Ceramics I is an introductory handbuilding class in which you learn all about techniques and tools. Students will be creating, by hand, functional ceramic pieces from start to finish with the guidance of an instructor. Learning to build with tools in the studio other than the wheel is key to understanding the art of clay. Students will get to explore the various capabilities of the slab roller, extruder, and numerous hand tools, all of which provide an excellent foundation for the art of sculpture and pottery wheel. No previous experience required. Class size is limited to 10.                                  Instructor: Colby Cramer Classes include materials, firing costs, and 2 hrs. weekly studio time designed to help students complete work between classes. (Additional studio time can be purchased for the reduced student rate of $8/hr.) Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$155.00

Fused Glass I – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesdays 10:30am – 12:30pm $185 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and firing costs. This class is on October 3, 10, 17 & 24 Fused Glass I is an introductory level class in which students will learn safety and basic fusing concepts such as how glass behaves at different temperatures in a kiln, cutting and shaping sheet glass, and the various types of glass that are available to the kiln glass artist. We will focus initially on arranging glass for flat fusing―the first step towards many more advanced techniques, including bowl making. Students will work on specific projects designed by the instructor to master each of the basic skills. No previous experience required. Class size is limited to 8.                              Instructor: Kelly Walter   Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$185

Youth Intro to Ceramics – Ages 7 to 15

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesdays 3:30pm – 5:00pm $145 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and firing costs.  The dates for this class are October 3, 10, 17 & 24 Intro to Ceramics is an introductory handbuilding class in which you learn all about techniques and tools. Students will be creating, by hand, functional ceramic pieces from start to finish with the guidance of an instructor. Learning to build with tools in the studio other than the wheel is key to understanding the art of clay. Students will get to explore the various capabilities of the slab roller, extruder, and numerous hand tools, all of which provide an excellent foundation for other ceramic disciplines. Class size is limited to 8.                        Instructor: Colby Cramer Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$145.00

Ceramics III – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Tuesdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm $175 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and firing costs. The dates for this class are October 3, 10, 17 & 24 Do we have you hooked yet? Can’t get enough of this brilliantly intricate and tactile artform with endless possibilities? Come together with other experienced artists to challenge yourself and strengthen your skills in a more fast-paced and independently driven environment. Students will have access to all studio tools, including the pottery wheel. Previous experience and instructor permission is required. Class size is limited to 10.                       Instructor: Roark Shirley Classes include materials, firing costs, and 2 hrs. weekly studio time designed to help students complete work between classes. (Additional studio time can be purchased for the reduced student rate of $8/hr.) Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$175.00

Ceramics II – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Wednesdays 10:00am – 12:00pm $165 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and firing costs. The dates for this class are October 4, 11, 18 & 25 Ceramics II is an intermediate level handbuilding class in which students will build on the skills learned in our introductory course. Students will have the opportunity to expand their thinking and drive their own creative ideas for class projects. Completion of Ceramics I is not required, but is highly recommended. Class size is limited to 10.                          Instructor: Colby Cramer Classes include materials, firing costs, and 2 hrs. weekly studio time designed to help students complete work between classes. (Additional studio time can be purchased for the reduced student rate of $8/hr.) Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$165.00

Youth Pottery Wheel – Ages 10 to 15

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Wednesdays 3:30pm – 5:00pm $145 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and firing costs.  The dates for this class are October 4, 11, 18 & 25 The pottery wheel is a rather exciting and challenging tool in the world of ceramics! Explore the art of throwing clay on the pottery wheel as you learn to craft one-of-a-kind pieces from start to finish. Students will learn the basics and beyond, including clay preparation, proper body positioning, centering, pulling walls, shaping, trimming, and glazing. Class size is limited to 6.                              Instructor: Colby Cramer Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$145.00

Intermediate Pottery Wheel – Adult (Thursdays)

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Thursdays 10:00am – 12:00pm $175 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and firing costs. The dates for this class are October 5, 12, 19 & 26 Intermediate pottery wheel class will help you polish your potter’s wheel skills with projects specially designed to develop your technique and creativity. Previous wheel throwing experience is required. You must know how to wedge, center, pull, trim and shape the clay. Class size is limited to 9.                      Instructor: Colby Cramer Classes include materials, firing costs, and 2 hrs. weekly studio time designed to help students complete work between classes. (Additional studio time can be purchased for the reduced student rate of $8/hr.) Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$175.00

Transparent Watercolor – Adult

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Thursdays 10:00am – 12:30pm $150 for 4 week session - student provides art materials and supplies Studio to supply art materials for an additional $75 fee This class is on October 5, 12, 19 & 26 This class is tailored for beginning to intermediate students with some drawing skills. Advanced level artists are also welcomed. You will learn and practice basic techniques of transparent watercolor. You will become familiar with the concept of creating art (not copying nature). We will review the basic principles to creating good art and share ideas and tricks of the trade with each other.                             Class size is limited to 8.                       Instructor: Dave Howell Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$75 – $150

Watercolor Landscape – Adult(Thursdays)

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Thursdays 1:30pm – 4:00pm $150 for 4 week session - student provides art materials and supplies This class is on October 5, 12, 19 & 26 For those with basic watercolor experience who would like to join other artists as we explore the concepts of expressing the feeling of a subject and how NOT to paint "in the lines". Learn to paint free, loose and FUN! Dave will share his philosophy, techniques and theory of this expressive medium. We will work on landscape, seascape and cityscape. Our own paintings will be based on "how we see it" by interpreting nature, not copying it. Basic design fundamentals will be stressed. Some watercolor and drawing experience is recommended. A suggested list of supplies will be provided.                              Class size is limited to 8.                      Instructor: Dave Howell Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$150

Glass Mosaic – Adult (Thursdays)

Old Town Artisan Studios 78046 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta, CA, United States

Thursdays 1:30pm – 4:00pm $175 for 4 week session. Includes all materials and supplies. This class is on October 5, 12, 19 & 26 Learn to create your own glass mosaic critter or picture in this super fun and relaxing class. These pieces are perfect for your wall indoors or out. You will learn all the steps needed to create your piece from start to finish including designing your piece, color choices, cutting glass, gluing and grouting. You will create your own glass mosaic on a pre-cut wood board. Choose from a variety of wood shapes to make your own. Possible shapes include circles, squares, hearts, elephants, butterflies, palm trees, flowers and more. Class size is limited to 8.                           Instructor: Judy Howell   Cancellations must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of class in order to receive a full refund.

$175